Provides a comprehensive description of sources of membranes & mechanisms of nano-filtration
Describes sustainability challenges & new opportunities to use membranes for water decontamination
Explores membrane-based techniques for treatment of wastewater & production of treated water
Part of the book series: Materials Horizons: From Nature to Nanomaterials (MHFNN)
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Table of contents (11 chapters)
About this book
Editors and Affiliations
Department of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, Jaypee University of Information Technology, Waknaghat, India
Ashok Kumar Nadda
Department of Environmental Studies, Centre for Distance and Online Education, Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata, India
University Institute of Biotechnology, Chandigarh University, Mohali, India
Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Physics, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivière, Trois-Rivières, Canada
About the editors
Dr. Priya Banerjee is presently serving as Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Studies, Centre for Distance and Online Education, Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata. She has completed her masters in Environmental Science from University of Calcutta, Kolkata. After qualifying UGC NET in Environmental Science, she completed her PhD research from the Department of Environmental Science, University of Calcutta, Kolkata. She has several national and international research articles to her credit. She has also participated in various national and international seminars till date and has received awards for best platform and poster presentations at the same, including the best poster presentation award at the 100th Indian Science Congress, held at Kolkata. Her current research interests include integrated waste management and toxicology strategies. She is presently in research collaborations with several national and international institutes.
Dr. Swati Sharma is working as assistant professor at University Institute of Biotechnology, Chandigarh University, India. She has been working in the field of food and environmental biotechnology for the last eight years. She has a keen interest in biopolymers, polymeric nanocomposites, waste management and wastewater treatment technologies. She completed her Ph.D. from University Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia. She worked as a visiting researcher in College of Life and Environmental Sciences at Konkuk University, South Korea. Dr. Sharma completed her master’s degree from Dr. Yashwant Singh Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, India. She has also worked as program co-coordinator at Himalayan action research center Dehradoon and Senior research fellow at India agricultural research institute. Dr. Sharma has published more than 40 research outputs in the form of research papers, review articles, books book chapters and conference proceedings in reputed international journals. Presently, Dr. Sharma's research is in the field of bioplastics, hydrogels, keratin nano-fibres and nano-particles, biodegradable polymers and polymers with antioxidant and anti-cancerous activities and sponges.
Phuong Nguyen-Tri is a professor at the Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Physics, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR), Canada. He is the founder of the Laboratory of Advanced Materials for Energy and Environment (Nguyen-Tri Lab) at UQTR and holds the UQTR Research Chair of Advanced materials for Health and Security at work. He obtained his M.Sc. degree from École Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Mulhouse, France and a Ph.D. degree in Material Sciences from the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers, France, in 2009. His main research interests are nanomaterials, hybrid nanoparticles, smart coatings, polymer crystallization, polymer aging and polymer blends and composites. He is also visiting Professor at UdeM and associate Professor at ETS of Montréal, regular member of I2E3, CQMF and CREPEC of Quebec. His main research interests are nanomaterials, polymeric membranes, biomaterials, valorization of biomass, hybrid nanoparticles, smart coatings, polymer crystallization, polymer blends and composites. Dr. Nguyen has edited 14 books and monographs. He served as editor of 10 special issues in the ISI indexed journals.
Book Title: Membranes for Water Treatment and Remediation
Editors: Ashok Kumar Nadda, Priya Banerjee, Swati Sharma, Phuong Nguyen-Tri
Series Title: Materials Horizons: From Nature to Nanomaterials
Publisher: Springer Singapore
Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2023
Hardcover ISBN: 978-981-19-9175-2Published: 04 March 2023
Softcover ISBN: 978-981-19-9178-3Due: 18 March 2024
eBook ISBN: 978-981-19-9176-9Published: 03 March 2023
Series ISSN: 2524-5384
Series E-ISSN: 2524-5392
Edition Number: 1
Number of Pages: XI, 292
Number of Illustrations: 5 b/w illustrations, 76 illustrations in colour